First Lady Michelle Obama Bringing the Support of Joining Forces to West Point

Tonight, in a historic first, Michelle Obama will address the Cadets and families of the United States Military Academy (USMA) Class of 2011 at their Graduation Banquet. I will have the honor and…

Northrop agrees on $5M tab for computer outage

Company’s payment includes corrective actions it owes Virginia after Northrop’s equipment failed, crippling several state agencies last year.

Lynn Schnurr: Shining a light on defense intelligence operations

Defense intelligence is closed by nature, but now the door is opening to let in open-source and Web 2.0 technologies — and they’re changing the way DOD operates.

Expanding Trade to the Asia-Pacific Region, Supporting American Jobs

This year, the United States is hosting Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) annual meetings for the first time since 1993. As part of these efforts, I am leading meetings in Big Sky, Montana…

DoD IT Budget: Nearly $40 Billion Requested

If your CFO revealed that youd have more than $38 billion to spend on your IT department or systems, youd think you just received the equivalent of a blank check, right? Well, that’s the amount…

Federal IT community mourns loss of Carleton Jones

Jones, 68, had served in top leadership roles with Indus and other federal IT firms.

Small businesses need to better protect their nets, says FCC chief

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has called on small and mid-size businesses to do more to safeguard their networks, intellectual property and customers’ personal data.

NTIA's spectrum management approach flawed, GAO says

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is falling short on managing federal and national radio spectrum needs, the Government Accountability Office says.

Weekly Address: Expanding Responsible Oil Production in America

As part of his long-term plan to reduce our reliance on foreign oil, President Obama lays out his strategy to continue expanding safe and responsible domestic oil production.

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Think before you post, and other social media etiquette

First impressions remain important, and with the massive growth and use of social networks, your first impression is often made without you being present.